A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

Originally released 4/1/2016 on Tumblr

In Love is Strange, you play as Max Caulfield, an 18-year-old in her second year at the prestigious Blackwell Academy in the sleepy seaside town of Arcadia Bay, Oregon. Max, who aspires to become a famous photographer, finds herself challenged by the prospect of entering a photography contest hosted by her school. To be able to enter the contest, she has to pick a partner to work with. From there on out, what happens is up to you.

A female protagonist with 4 female love interests to choose from: Chloe Price, Kate Marsh, Victoria Chase, and Rachel Amber

  • Emotional storylines and characterization that evolve and respond to your choices
  • Peaceful alternate universe setting with all of the cozy nostalgia of Arcadia Bay but none of the suffering
  • More than 150,000 words making for hours of gameplay
  • 9 unique endings
  • A journal that changes dynamically according to your decisions
  • 32 achievements to find
  • A gallery with 48 unlockable images
  • Available for Windows, Mac, and Linux
  • Hawt Dawg Man
  • Lots of love for the world of Life is Strange and its characters
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
(220 total ratings)
AuthorTeam Rumblebee
GenreVisual Novel
TagsDating Sim, Fangame, LGBT, Multiple Endings, Ren'Py, Romance


LoveIsStrange_1.2.zip 164 MB


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I'm having some trouble running on mac, the game keeps instantly whenever I try to launch...

hey can anyone help me idk if I can or not but can I run this on my phone 

nope, its a zip file which is used for pcs

Short and sweet, doesn't overstay its welcome. Works perfectly on Linux. Thanks!

played this a while ago and i'm reinstalling it now because it's truly a masterpiece

There doesn't seem to be a way to reset the game to a fresh copy (playing on WIN)... I've tried deleting every trace of the game from my computer, redownloading a fresh copy from itch.io, but somehow all my achievements and whatnot are still unlocked? I don't understand.

Boys, use JoiPlay for Android 😈

How do I install this bro?

It doesn't work on mac :(

Will this be coming to android and if not why?


no feet?


When I saw the characters in this page, I was like: "Why do they look the same and have the same name as Life is Strange characters?" But I was too dumb to notice the title, I only realized it when I opened the game. I love Chloe so much though.😭👍

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Thanks, thanks so much for this. I really needed this after playing the real game. Being forced to choose between Chloe and Arcadia in LIS was gut wrenching. I'm glad there's a parallel universe where Max and Chloe could live happily ever after! (^_^)


Oh my God it's so cool and cute

can someone help? Im on Mac and for some reason it just doesn't want to open the game. after I open it it immediately closes

i couldn't get it to work either, but the way i finally got it was to download itch.io's mac app and load it up from there:)

it won't work still


i loved victoria's route so much, it was super cute T_T


Will there be translations of this game?


victoria's story was everything i could've wanted and more fr


My computer literally broke while I was playing this game 10/10!  I will be doing Victoria's route again because I never got to finish it.👍✌️

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i remember first playing this when you guys released it in 2016. after having played the latest LiS game, revisiting this was a really nice experience! still as good when i first played it and brings back a lot of good memories too :'). it's rad as hell.

beectoria chase 4ever...❤️


Stole the words right out of my mouth. Between True Colors and playing through the remaster, I found myself drowning in a slew of Chasefield fanfics that have entertained me for a couple months now. 

Just re-downloaded itch to play some games from the Ukraine mega bundle, and was reminded of this. This isn't my second or even third time playing through, and it's still just as good as I always remember it.


wow this looks amazing

I really want to play this but my winzip trial expired i'm gonna die of disappointment now ;-; (I fucking love life is strange so my disappointment is immeasurable and my day is ruined)


just use 7zip instead

Sorry but, how ??


7zip is a free archiving tool. You can download it here: 


After you install it, you should be able to right click and extract with 7zip

I feel like such a pain but right click what exactly ?? I think it's pretty obvious i don't use this stuff often .


1. Once 7-Zip is installed, navigate to the .Zip file for Love is Strange in File Explorer and Right click on that .Zip file

2. hover over 7-Zip > Extract Here to extract the contents in the current folder


Will there be an Android port of this?


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i was so excited to find this!! cant wait to play it

this game. amazing


god i love this fuckin game


Is AmberPriceField possible in this?


no sadly

This game is so wholesome. I loved each one of the story pathways. The writing was really good and the characters were written very accurately to the original characters. Overall this game is really cool!


Playing this game after the original feels amazing, like waking up in a cozy bedroom after a weird and upsetting dream. I loved Life is Strange but I wasn't sure I'd be playing it again with all the hard stuff in it. Now I think I will. An extra story that takes place a year later, with everyone alive and happy, makes the hard stuff a little less hard and adds a beautiful epilogue to the original game. The atmosphere is perfect, as are the characters. I'm looking forward to more playthroughs. Congrats!

how do I like down load this to play it? I can’t figure it out-

I've played this game before and loved it. I now have a linex laptop and felt like revisiting it but once downloaded I'm not sure how to open it from the file for a linex laptop. Does anyone know how? Thanks in advance :) 

Did you download the linux version?

Oh was there a separate download link for linux? I didn't realise that 

hahaha. Yes, ofc. Go enjoy it!

Thank you :) 


This game is so adorable. I also think it's awesome that you can date Victoria and Rachel.

I can translate your game into Spanish, if you wish.

I would appreciate it so much if you did it because I want to play it but I don't understand even half of the game :[




THIS GAME WAS SO CUTEE AND CHLOE WAS JUST- my heart damn its adorable and on top of that the art for the game is great :)))




Welp, time to dig deeper in this pit I've fallen into


This game was made for me

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It looks super cute, and I really really really want to play it. Except, similarly to possibly some others, I cannot open it. I am a noob when it comes to things like this, I would like to know how or if I could fix it.

edit: I was able to open it on mac with the itch app version.

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